Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee
Posted on 03/06/2020
On Thursday, January 30, John L. Hurt, Jr. Elementary School's third, fourth, and fifth grade students participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The students were given words to spell from materials prepared by the Scripps National Spelling Bee Program. Students displayed knowledge learned throughout their school experience while competing for top honors. Lillie McKenna, a fifth grader, claimed first place and Arron Manning, a third grader, was the second place winner. The following students also earned their way into the final round of the school spelling bee: Matthew Arthur, Bradlee Butcher, Jacob Jordan, Claire Rice, Lydia Sanchez, Jonathan Faris, Dayanna Washington, MacKayla Rowland, Breyena Smith and Kelsey Bowling. Lillie and Arron will participate in the Danville Area Spelling Bee, which will be held at Averett University on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

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